Wildwater Racing

Selection 2021- Additional Consultation

Earlier in the year we published our selection events and documents for selecting teams to represent Great Britain this year despite the uncertainties Covid has presented. Already we have had to postpone selection events and the first World Cup races planned for the end of May have been postponed to October. We also have concerns…
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ICF Worldcup 4-5-6 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Wild Water Racing Committee have taken the decision not to send a team to represent Great Britain at the World Cup Races scheduled for early June. The decision has been made due to the complications in arranging a fair selection race, the current rising number of Covid cases across Europe and the difficulties around…
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The start of National and Regional Ranking races from the 12th June if the easing of restrictions allow

The Wildwater Racing committee have been keeping the situation with regard to the suspension of ranking competition under monthly review and with the easing of restrictions across all the UK nations at this time and if unrestricted travel is allowed between the nations we will look to start ranking competition from the 12th June, the…
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Wildwater Racing Rules 2021

Please find in this post the revised rules for Wildwater Racing after the feedback process that took place in November 2020. The updated rules take effect immediately. Here below are the main changes from the rules that were in place for 2020 Document re-organised Boat types expanded to allow participation of more boat classes Mass…
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New Season Online Entry Processing

The new season brings a renewed focus on improving the process of getting events publicised and entries collected. These capabilities are currently being used for events in England and Wales, for events in Scotland please refer to the SCA Wildwater Racing page. Consistent Experience Key to the changes are a drive towards a more consistent…
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Return of Wildwater Racing Competition in England (non-ranking)

From the 29th March the Covid restriction around organised outdoor events in England are being relaxed. A return to competition is possible if Covid-secure measures are in place. No spectators are permitted at this stage. This does not apply to carers for people with disabilities, or adults needed to supervise under-18s in a safeguarding role.…
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Postponement – World Cup Treignac

Part of the news release from The International Canoe Federation on the 25th March ‘The first three ICF wildwater canoeing world cups had been scheduled for Treignac, France, in May, but will now be held from October 1 to 3.‘ Full article

World Cup Selection Postponed

Due to current Covid restrictions and limitations on travel and accommodation around the UK the committee have decided to postpone the World Cup Selection events planned for the 10th-11th April. We are expecting more news on the 22nd March regarding the ability to hold sporting events and when this might be permitted to do so.…
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British Canoeing – Clean Sport Webinars

Attention anyone planning on Competing at World and European Championships, or World Cup races this year, need to attend a clean sport workshop every 2 years. British Canoeing are organising a series of Webinars to enable this to happen. These will be open to athletes, coaches and team staff from any discipline to book on…
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British Canoeing – Anti-doping requirement for team staff

It is now mandatory for all athletes and accredited staff attending any ICF level 2 event and European Championships to have undertaken the WADA Adel online education. This has been the case for athletes for the last year but team staff and coaches have been included as well. This only needs to be completed once…
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Great Britain registration – Senior European Championships 2021 & Senior World Championships 2021

Selection registration for for Great Britain Senior teams for Senior European Championships 12th – 15th August 2021 Leon, Spain and for Senior Worlds 21st – 26th September 2021 Brataslava, Slovakia is now open Selection Event: Tryweryn – 10/11 July 2021 if covid-19 restrictions allow When registering please state which class or classes you wish to…
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Great Britain registration – Junior and U23 World Championships 2021

Selection registration for Great Britain Junior and U23 teams  for the World Championships 25th-28th August Solkan, Slovenia in now open. Selection Event: Ironbridge 3-4th July if covid-19 restrictions allow When registering please state which class or classes you wish to be considered for and what events. You can only enter a maximum of two classes in…
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Great Britain registration – Senior World Cup 2021

It is our intention that we will hold selection events and send teams to the early international races, as things develop and change with Covid we will be giving updates as to how we may select teams if selections races cannot happen, currently International races look like they are going ahead as planned. The registration for…
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Technical Official – Wildwater Canoeing (ITO)

The ICF have organised a series of webinars aimed at giving education towards becoming a qualified International Technical Official for Wildwater Canoeing (ITO). Here below is the schedule that will take you through to the exam. – Saturday 16th January (11am to 1pm UK time) – Saturday 20th February for a review and preparation session.…
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Selection Policy – Documents for Consultation

Please find in this post the selection policy documents for the 2021 season, please feedback any comments by Sunday 17th January . The main policy document remains unchanged from last year, the only changes relate to the eligibility requirements for each of the events we will selecting teams for. Some of next years races are…
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